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Class of 2015 Selects Class Marshals

While the eight class marshals elected to represent the Class of 2015 hail from seven different Houses, more than half study Economics, and only two are female.

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27 Things to Add to Your Senior Bucket List

Seniors, you’ve had four years to cross of the Big Three, but here are a few more things to add to your pre-graduation bucket list!

Freshman v Senior: The Older the Wiser?

Freshman v.s. Senior: The Older the Wiser?

We all enter Harvard Yard freshman year, wide-eyed and excited about all the possibilities in front of us. It’s not long, however, before sleep deprivation and stress strip us of our ambition and enthusiasm. Some ways to distinguish between a new Harvard freshman and a Harvard senior:


With Deadlines Looming, Thesis Writers Ready for Relief

As a batch of thesis deadlines rapidly approaches, seniors who have spent the past year or more researching, writing, and revising expressed relief that they were close to finishing what is often a student’s most massive academic undertaking.

On Campus

So You Think You Want To Write A Thesis? Lolyourthesis.

Here are some gems that reflect the best of what the blog has to offer—divided into categories of “way too real” and “good luck with that....”

Fifteen Most Interesting

Cassandra E. Euphrat Weston

When Cassandra E. Euphrat Weston attended her first poetry slam in ninth grade, she loved it—but believed she’d never perform herself.

Fifteen Most Interesting

George O. Pocheptsov

From far away, the picture may appear like any other painting: colorful, bright, and, like all other images, flat. But stepping closer, strange things begin to happen.

Fifteen Most Interesting

Ali A. Farag

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Mariel N. Pettee

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Hania S. Chima

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Zamyla M. Chan

“Something that I’m really proud of is that bamboo right there,” says Zamyla M. Chan ’14, nodding her head to the grass shoot potted beside her laptop. “I’ve been taking care of it since sophomore year. It started off really short and it’s grown a lot.”

Fifteen Most Interesting

Roland Yang

Every other Friday night, Roland Yang ’14 hosts what he calls “a post-dinner, not a pre-game.” He gathers his close friends, serving them wine and freshly-baked cake in a room decorated with flags: Nigerian, French, Chinese, Indian, Kuwaiti, and rainbow.

Fifteen Most Interesting

Michael S. Segel


Avia Tadmor

“Clinical psychology and poetry are very different axes to the same ambiguous and complex human experience,” Tadmor says.


Daniel W. Erickson

In that rare moment of calm I can’t help but wonder what new idea has seized control of him, and what form it will take when he decides to share it.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School

What We Forget About School: School

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Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith

Understanding Faith